Gustavo Soto

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2014: An amazing year in space exploration

The last 12 months saw some out-of-this-world achievements and incredible firsts – from explorations on Mars to landing on a comet. But there was tragedy too.<p>More amazing image galleries of the year:<p>The year in aviation<br>Weird and wonderful images seen in 2014<p>... and more of our favourite space …

Space Exploration

9 Ways the iPhone 6 Beats the iPhone 5S

There is no doubt that the iPhone 6 is a big improvement over the iPhone 5s, but is it worth paying $100 more than an iPhone 5s on contract? That’s a …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

Sony's 'The Interview' makes $18 million in opening weekend | Reuters

(Reuters) - Sony Pictures (6758.T) said “The Interview” has earned more than $15 million in online sales and another $2.8 million in theaters, an impressive return made possible by the publicity surrounding the cyberattack blamed on North Korea.<p>The raunchy comedy that depicts the assassination of …

Apple confirms WWDC 2014 keynote to be held Monday, June 2nd at 10 AM PT; new hardware likely

This morning, Apple revealed the schedule for next month’s Worldwide Developers Conference. To start things off, an Apple keynote will be held from 10AM to 12PM on Monday, June 2nd at Moscone West. Apple typically holds keynote addresses to kick off WWDC, but this schedule serves as the first …

Motorola contest pegs the price of a Moto 360 smartwatch at $249 (updated)

If you've been at all interested in Motorola's Moto 360, the biggest question has likely been the price: how much will that swanky circular smartwatch set you back? Not that much, if you believe the company's rules for a watch face design contest. The legal details set the average retail value of a …

Why so many Americans believe Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories

<i>This is a guest post by University of Miami political scientists Joseph Uscinski and Joseph Parent. This article is based on portions of their forthcoming book “American Conspiracy Theories” (Oxford University Press, 2014).</i><p>Conspiracy theories are conquering the country, leading us into a dark age …

Dealey Plaza in Dallas, in the 1960s and today

<i>Use the scroller on the image below of Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Tex., to see it in 1964, left, and in 2013. Photos by the Associated Press.</i>

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Loaded Fries and an Awesome Classic Cheeseburger at Barleymash in San Diego

Barleymash<p>600 5th Ave, San Diego CA 92101 (map); 619-255-7373; barleymash.com<b><br>Cooking method:</b> Grilled<b><br>Short Order:</b> A tasty burger with subtle tweaks and mass-appeal<b><br>Want Fries With That?</b> The seasoned fries that come standard are decent, but if you're with a group, order some topped fries to …

Share Your Sweets: Bread Baking

GalleryShare Your Sweets: Bread Baking<p>On the one hand so simple, on the other, extremely difficult to ace—that's making a homemade loaf of bread. Still, there's almost nothing more satisfying than pulling your warm, fresh loaf from the oven, so we're not surprised that SE'ers make everything from …

NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

Thursday (November 7)<p><b>Cowgirl Creamery: A Cheese Talk And Tasting</b><i><br>Thursday, November 7th, 7:00 p.m.</i> Talk and taste cheese with Cowgirl Cremery's founders Sue Conley and Peggy Smith. Learn their story and the rise of the organic dairy movement. $25. Warburg Lounge. Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, New …

If You Are So Hungry You Could Eat A Horse (Made Of Spaghetti) (PHOTO)

We've all whined this particular whine to a parent or loved one before, "I'm so hungry I could eat a horse!" Setting aside for a moment the fact that you absolutely could not (first, it's nearly impossible to get horse meat in the US and second, you have no idea how much meat is on a horse), we …

Pumpkin Soup Recipes That Honor Our Favorite Squash

Soups are indisputably one of the best foods for cold-weather comfort. They're warm, versatile, and provide leftovers for days. Also, they make eating tons vegetables so easy which is a huge bonus.<p>As the weather gets colder, our need for a go-to soup recipe becomes even stronger. Might we suggest …

Easy Root Vegetable and Kale Soup

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Roast root vegetables. Purée. Heat with stock. Add in kale. The</i> …

Food

Early Report: Urspace in Temple City

The modern décor and ambitious food and drink menus make Urspace worthy of a stop for those in and around Temple City. Chowhound member blimpbinge …

Coffee Drinks

Make Your Own Fresh Spring Rolls

They pack a potent punch of Thai flavors<p>College is a time for experimentation. For most people that meant alcohol, drugs, and one-night stands. But for me it meant food.<p>Pittsburgh, where I went to school, is an underrated (and dirt cheap) food city, and it was there that I discovered the wonderful …

Flavors

Andy Ricker's Phat Thai (Stir-Fried Rice Noodles With Shrimp, Tofu, and Peanuts)

Phat thai wasn't on <b>Andy Ricker's</b> original menu at his Portland restaurant, Pok Pok, nor was it on much later iterations of the menu, despite frequent requests. He gradually introduced the dish as a late night special at his bar, Whiskey Soda Lounge, but it wasn't until he opened a noodle shop in …

Maintaining Your Speed During Marathon Training

<i>Incorporate these three types of workouts into your training plan to ensure you keep your short speed intact.</i><p>Building a base and improving your …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

These 4 simple exercises will help save you from chronic pain<p>The billionaire debuted surprisingly muscular arms at a conference last year.<p>Avoid creaky old man knees with these tips.<p>Hemsworth's longtime trainer pushed the poor guy to his limits<p>Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up …

10 Must-Haves for Marathon Runners

No longer are the days when I head out on a run with just my phone, headphones, and a set of keys. Now I have to make sure I'm totally prepped for …

Wearable-Tech Fatigue and the New Fitbit Force

I had almost given up on all activity-tracking wristbands until I tried the new Fitbit Force.<p>You see, over the past year and a half I’ve tried a …

Fitness Technology

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Ways to Strengthen Without Using Weights

See ya never, barbells.<p>Beth Bischoff<p>You don’t have to weigh yourself down to ramp up your strength-training routine. Using your bodyweight as resistance can be just as effective at building muscle and burning calories as grabbing a pair of dumbbells. To find out how to make the most of a …